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    King Kong Archetypes

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    that are archetypes of the adventure film genre are King Kong (1933) directed by Merian C. Cooper and written by Edgar Wallace and the movie Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) directed by Henry Levin and written by Charles Brackett. The movie King Kong gives the audience an insight into the disastrous events that can occur when we attempt to disturb mother nature and bring her offspring to civilization. The production of this film…

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    King Kong Themes

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    His name is King Kong.” (Morton, 2005) This research essay will be analysing the film(s) King Kong 1933 directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack and the remake King Kong 2005 directed by Peter Jackson. The essay will compare and link each style of films, the narrative, genre and aesthetics. Throughout the discussion the essay will undertake an Industrial and historical approach which will be used to analyse both films. It will delve into the history and themes; how they…

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    King Kong Film Comparison

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    Since the beginning of Film making movies have been remade however, when looking back at history some have not lived up to the standards the original put in place. The 1998 version of Psycho directed by Gus Van Sant and the 2005 War of the Worlds are two examples of bad remakes. Some however are equally or more successful. King Kong is one of the most recognisable remakes of all time. Written and produced by Merian C. Cooper in 1933, King Kong was a story that was worth making two movies about.…

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    Monster is defined as a strange and horrible imagery creature. They are the wild things which create fears in both the book and the screen. The fear comes from their enormous body, dreadful appearance, and tremendous power. However, the superficial terror is not the only one that gives people nightmare. The more drastic horror comes from the uncertainty of the monster’s origin and motivation. Where is the monster coming from? Why is the monsters destroying the society we live in? These questions…

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    Traveling to an island looking for something no one knows anything about is an adventure of a lifetime. Exploring the unknown can bring many different emotions from many different people. Having a crew where all the information is disclosed even after setting sail. Once arriving, seeing the native villagers participating in a ceremony and then disrupting/spoiling the ceremony caused everything to go downhill. The 1933’s King Kong is a subpar film in my opinion. Its filled with a very early…

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    1933 film King Kong, directors Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack create a fantastical horror rendition of the classic Beauty and the Beast tale. Ann Darrow, a beautiful but poor woman, gets noticed by a movie director and travels to a mysterious island where she gets captured by a giant gorilla who falls in love with her. However, Ann does not warrant these advances, and in a final chase through New York City, King Kong falls from the Empire State Building. This leads Carl Denham, the…

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    The King Of Kong

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    With a fistful of popcorn and a cup of sweet soda, I sat down to watch the incredible documentary, The King of Kong. Directed by Seth Gordon, the 2007 feature film explores the powerful arcade addiction that plays on the self-image of classic video gamers. As we emerge into the cutthroat world of Donkey Kong, we shadow the lives of two competitors as they battle it out for the one-man title, ‘King of Kong’. The aim of the game? To rescue the damsel in distress from the sinister Kong Obsessed…

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    Monster Cinema Essay

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    and like other films from the depression era, it dealt with the struggles of everyday life and otherness. Films such as James Whales Frankenstein (1931), Tod Browning’s Dracula (1931), Joesf von Strenberg’s The Docks of New York (1928), and others dealt with depression themes by keeping us in a depressed world. The audience could identify with the otherness or characters within the film because the world they lived in was similar that on screen. What makes King Kong so brilliant is the…

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    Kong Skull Island Essay

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    The movie “Kong Skull Island” was release march 10 2017 and the opening view making around 52.5 million. The King Kong icon goes back to 1933 which made it first movie. What Kong Skull Island was about and how I feel about the movie and predicting on what may happen in the future after this movie was created, the following will be explain. The movie was set before my time around the abandoning of the vietnam war when they found a untouched territory on the earth.The goal was to see if we can…

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    and the Militant Since ever, humans differ in their skills, abilities, and talents. These characteristics are what make differences between individuals but also lead to integration between their ideas, creations, and decisions. While some individuals have a talent in sciences and arts, others are talented in sport and business. These are just some examples that show the diversity between humans in life. This diversity of talents does not make just integration between individuals but also creates…

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